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Delaware politician's spouse nabbed in sign theft

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:23

This photo provided by Middletown, Del., Poice shows Dana Armon Long. In a video posted to YouTube on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, Dana Armon Long, whose wife is Democratic state Sen. Bethany Hall-Long of Middletown, is shown carrying a handful of signs to his car. An arrest warrant was issued for Long on Wednesday after police watched the video, Middletown Police Chief Daniel Yeager said. Long turned himself in Thursday, when he was arrested on a theft charge and released on bond, Yeager said. (AP Photo/Middletown, Del. Police)MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — The husband of a Delaware state senator was arrested after he was caught on video taking down political signs erected by Republicans, authorities said Thursday.


Judge rejects Hernandez bid to move murder trial

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:23

FILE - Charles Rankin, lawyer for former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, stands before Judge Jeffrey Locke during a hearing at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, in this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo. The lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are set to go before a judge Thursday Oct. 30, 2014 to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool, File)FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge on Thursday denied a request from former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move his trial in the fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player to a different county.


A Winding Trail for Mitch McConnell to Lead the Senate

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:18
The inscrutable Senate minority leader, who hopes to be the next Senate majority leader, traveled rural Kentucky in his tough re-election campaign with a group of supporters including the singer Lee Greenwood.

Anti-violence activists charged in vicious attack

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:15

This undated photo provided by the Washington County, Pa., Jail shows Nikole Ardeno. Ardeno and Emanuel Velez are community organizers with a local Stop the Violence group and have both been charged with severely beating a former roommate with whom they had a property dispute on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Washington County Jail )WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Two "Stop the Violence" organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition.


Settlement reached in 2009 New York plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:10
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A settlement was announced Thursday in the only case to go to trial following a 2009 plane crash into a suburban Buffalo home that killed 50 people.

Quarantines rarely used, effectiveness questioned

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:08
The Spanish flu pandemic a century ago prompted the last large-scale quarantines in this country. Now the Ebola outbreak is raising new questions about whether ordering quarantines is an effective way to fight deadly disease in the U.S.

Video: Watch a replay of LiveWire early learning panel

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:05
Did you miss The Seattle Times' first LiveWire event? On Oct. 15, a panel of scientists and public officials gathered at Microsoft for a panel discussion about early learning and the brain research behind it.

No masks, no monkey business, just great music: Flaco Jimenez, Los Texmaniacs | Concert preview

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:04
Never mind Halloween. Friday, Oct. 31, Town Hall's Global Rhythms series hosts an act that requires no masks or monkey business, when the great Tex-Mex accordion master Flaco Jimenez joins San Antonio conjunto Los Texmaniacs in a concert of traditional as well as rocked up Tejano fare that should be

National Guard heads to Hawaii town threatened by river of lava

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 03:01

A construction crew tries to contain the lava flow from Mount Kilauea in Pahoa, HawaiiBy Karin Stanton PAHOA Hawaii (Reuters) - A contingent of National Guard troops was dispatched to a Hawaii town on Thursday to provide security to the Big Island community threatened by a river of molten lava that is slowly creeping toward the town's main road, an emergency official said. The lava flow from the Kilauea volcano has been slithering toward the village of Pahoa for weeks and at last watch was advancing at less than five yards (meters) an hour, said Darryl Oliveira, director of Hawaii County Civil Defense. ...


Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 10/30/2014 11:14:56 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
White Pass US12
10/30/2014 11:14:56 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 10/30/2014 11:11:44 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
Satus Pass US97
10/30/2014 11:11:44 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 10/30/2014 11:20:03 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
Stevens Pass US2
10/30/2014 11:20:03 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 10/30/2014 11:10:33 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
Blewett Pass US97
10/30/2014 11:10:33 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/30/2014 11:14:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/30/2014 11:14:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

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USC's Jackson sees opportunities vs Washington St

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:56
Opportunities abound for freshman cornerback Adoree Jackson when Southern California heads to Washington State on Saturday. The Cougars have the only coverage unit in the FBS to give up three touchdowns on kickoffs this season and are dead last in the Pac-12 in return yards allowed. ''Your eyes just light up and you just imagine the plays you can make this Saturday,'' Jackson said of watching ...

Ohio man detained in North Korea gets job back

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:56
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city agreed to rehire an American arrested and detained in North Korea while criticizing his decision to travel there.

Abbas warning over holy site closure

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:50
The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
Categories: BBC World News

Hopes fade for Sri Lanka mudslip victims

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:45
Hopes are fading for victims of a landslide which may have buried more than 100 people at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka.
Categories: BBC World News

At Smith’s Bar in Manhattan, One Last Drink Before the Neon Goes Dark

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 02:36
Smith’s Bar and Restaurant, which opened 60 years ago and remained relatively unchanged, is closing Thursday, going the way of the rest of old Times Square.